About this collection
rainworld archive houses one of Austria’s best collections of 19th & 20th century photographs from the Maghreb and the former Ottoman Empire. Pre-photographic visual documents complement the extensive inventory of vintage photographs.
Online exhibitions on the topic of orientalism and specific photographers will soon be posted here.
Alois Payer, 1864/1865, Jerusalem. Albumen print, 23.5 x 19 cm.